The eyes of the world may be strictly on the athletes when competition kicks in, but the ears are on the commentary – and sometimes that gives the extra edge.
From Jenny Jones’ slopestyle bronze to Danny Hart owning the mountain bike World Champs, there has been some cracking quotes caught on film in the memorable past.
Here are just ten of our favourite occasions when the men with the mics have immortalised a massive sporting moment…
1) Danny Hart Wins Big – “How Can Danny Hart Sit Down With Balls That Big?”
Three years ago, British downhill mountain biker Danny Hart took the World Champs in Champery by 11 seconds. It was absolutely insane.
What turned his wet and wild win into a world famous landmark though was the mental commentary that accompanied it from Rob Warner and Nigel Page. Surely still the greatest piece of mountain biking commentary in the history of the sport?